Free Press Journal
  • Nepal to seek details from India on SSB shooting: Shakti Basnet

    Kathmandu: Nepal would seek details from India on the alleged shooting by Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel on Wednesday in eastern Nepal, in which four people were injured, the country’s home minister said.

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    HC asks police to allow Tipu’s birth anniversary function

    Chennai: The Madras High Court today directed Tamil Nadu police to accord permission with conditions to an outfit to hold a public meeting in January in connection with the birth anniversary celebrations of 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan in Vellore district.

  • SAARC nations conduct joint exercise on 2nd day of int meet

    Greater Noida: Rescue and relief fighters from SAARC countries today joined hands for the second time and undertook a massive field training exercise on combating a chemical emergency-like disaster with their specialised skills and equipment under a special cooperation drill here. The men and machine initiative is being hosted by India as part of the maiden four-day South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise (SAADMEx) which is being organised in the national capital

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    Intolerance row: We love India, won’t leave: Aamir Khan

    Mumbai: Under attack over his remarks on intolerance, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan today asserted that he stood by his comments and made it clear that neither he nor his wife Kiran Rao have any intention of leaving the country. 50-year-old Aamir, who drew flak from BJP and a section of film fraternity for expressing his “alarm and despondency” over the rise in recent incidents of intolerance, came out

  • Luis Suarez

    Barca played the perfect game: Luis Suarez

    Barcelona: Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has said his teammates had played a ‘perfect game’ in their thumping 6-1 win over Italian giants AS Roma in a Champions League clash here at the Camp Nou.

  • Chelsea captain John Terry doubtful for Tottenham clash

    Tel Aviv : Chelsea FC head coach Jose Mourinho has revealed that captain John Terry may miss the English Premier League (EPL) encounter against Tottenham Hotspur after injuring his ankle in a Champions League clash with Tel Aviv here.

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    “Indrani had a dislike for Rahul Mukerjea”

    Mumbai: Though Indrani Mukerjea, prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, disliked Rahul Mukerjea, she did not have the same attitude towards his brother Rabin, also Peter’s son from his previous marriage, and never restrained her husband from talking to him. This has emerged in a mail addressed to Peter Mukerjea in November 2014, two years after Sheena’s death, in which Indrani said she never stopped Peter from talking to Rabin, according

  • HC reunites Hindu-Muslim couple from Rajasthan

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has reunited a Hindu-Muslim couple from Rajasthan, after the woman was taken away by her parents and forcibly married-off to another man later. Rajasthan Police produced the woman on November 23 before a bench of justices Ranjit More and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi on a Habeas Corpus petition filed by her husband (to whom the woman got married earlier).

  • Sergio Aguero can be City’s Messi or Ronaldo: Buffon

    Turin (Italy): World Cup winner and current Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes Argentine striker Sergio Aguero can be English football club Manchester City’s equivalent of Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Speakers at a leadership summit urge to give back to society

    Mumbai: Corporate honchos, social thinkers and spiritual leaders, at a leadership conclave, have stressed the need to strike a balance between work and life and urged the people to give back their earnings to the society as integral part of their business.

  • HC upholds life term to man in 2005 German woman murder case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence imposed on a 27-year-old man for murdering a 79-year-old German woman in 2005 in Pune’s upmarket Koregaon Park. A division bench headed by Acting Chief Justice V K Tahilramani while dismissing an appeal filed by Iqlak Fakir Mohammad Shaikh challenging the lower court’s order convicting him, held that the prosecution has proved beyond reasonable doubt the case against him.

  • ‘Most Used Words on Facebook’ game stealing users’ data?

    New York: A famous app called “Most Used Words on Facebook” has been shared thousands of times but it may be stealing the information of those who use it, media reported. The viral app is hoovering up all of people’s personal information and is able to sell it on to whoever it wants, The Independent reported. The app is most often seen when a user posts the word clouds that it generates.

  • Cooking with tap water and salt can make food toxic: Study

    London: Cooking with chloraminated tap water and common table salt may put potentially harmful toxins in your food, researchers have warned. The team revealed several molecules that are completely new, created by cooking with chloraminated tap water and iodised table salt.

  • Morne Morkel’s triple blow leaves India struggling at tea

    Nagpur : South African pacer Morne Morkel’s three-wicket burst wrecked India and the hosts were reduced to 149 for 6 in their first innings at tea on the opening day of the third and penultimate cricket Test here today.

  • India struggling at 149/6 at tea against South Africa

    Nagpur: An impressive bowling performance by South Africa reduced India to 149/6 at tea on the opening day of the third Test of the four-match series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday.

  • Visual stress can reveal chronic fatigue syndrome

    London: People suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can experience higher levels of visual stress than those without the condition, according to new research. CFS is a condition that causes persistent exhaustion that affects everyday life and doesn’t go away with sleep or rest.

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    Text messages may effectively cut binge drinking

    Washington: Sending young adults text messages might be an effective way to reduce binge drinking and alcohol-related injuries, a new study suggests. A University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine-led trial to test a text message-based programme aimed at reducing binge drinking is the first to show that such an intervention can successfully produce sustained reductions in alcohol consumption in young adults.

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    I-T dept launches PAN-based litigation management system

    New Delhi: Aimed to reduce lengthy proceedings and time taken in litigation, the Income Tax department has activated a PAN-based online system which enables the taxman to access cases in their jurisdiction on a click, amongst a building database of over 5 lakh appeals and 1.50 lakh judgements.